(Greek: many, much; excessive; abnormal amount, profuse, ample, large quantity; multiple, abundant, numerous)

Don’t confuse this poly- with another -poly which means “to sell”.

Having more than the normal number of fingers or toes.
A reference to having more than the normal number of fingers or toes.
polydaemonism, polydemonism
1. A belief that there are many demons.
2. The worship of a multitude of demons or of demoniacal powers.
A reference to a belief in many evil spirits.
Inhabiting or occurring in two or more regions.
The belief in many evil spirits.
polydemonist, polydaemonist
Someone who believes in many evil spirits.
A reference to the belief in many evil spirits or demons or having consciousness of all kinds of evil spirits floating around.
Belief in many devils.
One who believes in many devils.
A descriptive term for a belief that there are many devils.
The drinking of water in abnormally large amounts.

It may be psycogenic, or secondary to dehydration due to any cause, or an attempt to keep up with a sustained polyuria, as in diabetes insipidus or diabetes mellitus.

A reference to a chronic excessive thirst and intake of fluids.

It may be descriptive of an organic cause; such as, the dehydration of diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus, or a reaction to a medication, or it could be caused by some kind of psychological condition.

polydispersed (adjective), more polydispersed, most polydispersed
Relating to, characterized by, or characterized as particles of varied sizes in the mixed phase of a system: "A sample of objects that have an inconsistent size, shape and mass distribution is called polydisperse group or a non-uniform existence of particles."

Related topics utilizing this poly- prefix: Polysemy and Polysemous and Polygamy Sections.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning "more, plentiful, fullness, excessive, over flowing": copi-; exuber-; hyper-; multi-; opulen-; ple-; pleio-; plethor-; super-; total-; ultra-; undu-.